19-year-old driver suffers medical emergency, hits cable barrier

WARREN COUNTY, MO – A 19-year-old Lake Sherwood driver suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a cable barrier on eastbound I-70 on Friday morning.

Police report Paige C. Mense was traveling east on I-70 in a 2002 Cadillac Escalade when she suffered a medical emergency. The Cadillac traveled off the left side of the road and struck a cable barrier near mile marker 195 around 8:53 a.m.

Mense was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.

The Cadillac sustained extensive damages.

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